"These are top notch soldiers who wanted to help those people out down there," Walling said. "We'll be doing patrols because we understand there is some looting going on.
"Our mission is to provide a safe and secure environment."
Nevada Daily Mail photo- Missouri National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tammy DeHerrera of Lamar, left, 1st Sgt. Jason Walling of Jefferson City and Sgt. 1st Class William Gifford of Harrisonville confer outside the Fuel Mart while 20 military police vehicles are refueled Thursday.